Living Well

Following in the Footsteps of the 'Godfather of Fitness'

At age 60, he swam a mile – from Alcatraz Island to Fisherman's Wharf in the San Francisco Bay....

Fighting Heart Disease Like the Nordics

A long list of dangerous health issues all have one thing in common. But you can fight them the Nordic way…

The Easiest Way to Arm Yourself Against the Flu

Every fall and winter – without fail – the news bombards us with warnings about protecting ourselves from the flu...

Three Ways to Escape Death This Winter

A slip on the ice might not seem like a big deal... until it kills you.

Five Ways to Reduce Your X-Ray Exposure Risk

For years, I've warned readers about how doctors casually use X-rays with ionizing radiation in medicine...

The Killer Hiding Below Your Belt

If you're carrying extra cushioning around your middle, you need to read this...

Don't Let the 'Winter Blues' Get You Down

You've likely heard the line "suicides spike around the holidays"...

Lessons From the Man Who Almost Forgot to Die

In 1976, Stamatis Moraitis was told he only had months to live...

Cut Your Risk of Depression in Half

Lots of things are just "part of getting older." Depression isn't one of them...

The Game That Kept the Spanish Armada Waiting

In the late 1500s, the Spanish called him "el Draque"...